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"We Tortured Some Folks": Obama Admits

• Jonathan Turley
.... President Obama today affirmed that it did indeed torture people. This admission (while belated) is an important recognition by the United States of what is obvious from a legal standpoint. However, that also means that CIA officials violated both federal and international law. The question is why Obama began his first term by promising CIA employees that they would not be tried for what he now describes as "tortur[ing] some folks."....

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